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Avg. test scores 27%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 39%

Clanton school information

IndexClantonAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores36%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools51,30779,221
Total private schools135324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Clanton are 27% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Clanton
  • 74.4% of people in Clanton have completed 8th grade
  • 73.5% of people in Clanton have completed high school
  • 18.6% of people in Clanton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Clanton

      IndexClantonAlabamaNational
      Completed 8th grade74.4%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school73.5%79.2%83.0%
      Completed some college42.2%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree25.9%31.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors18.6%24.0%30.3%
      Completed masters6.6%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.1%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%

      Clanton, AL School Districts

      • Chilton County School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Clanton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Clanton, AL schools is 36%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Clanton, AL, an average of 74.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Marbury, AL1,98942%16%
      Jemison, AL2,62241%17%
      Billingsley, AL11533%34%
      Maplesville, AL78633%34%
      Thorsby, AL2,00732%36%
      Clanton, AL8,73036%27%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fairless Hills, PA8,73056%14%
      Midland, WA8,73044%10%
      Perry Heights, OH8,73284%71%
      Commerce, TX8,73268%39%
      Old Orchard Beach, ME8,72731%36%
      Clanton, AL8,73036%27%
      Source: The Clanton, AL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.